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Senior Center Department
7727 Memphis Avenue
Brooklyn, Ohio 44144
Rita Enovitch, Coordinator
Senior Center Main Number
Are You O.K. Program
"Are you O.K." program telephone reassurance system. Everyday at a designated time, the computer will call you on the phone. A voice will ask "Are You O.K.?". You simply say yes and hang up. If you do not answer, the computer will call back a little while later. If you do not answer the second time the police dispatcher will be notified and an officer will be sent to check your home. If the officer is unable to contact you, we will use the information provided on your application to contact your friend/relative for a key to enter your home to see if you are in distress. If you would like an application or more information contact the senior center at 216.635.4222.
Alzheimer Support Group
The Brooklyn Support Group welcomes all who have a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease. It is a small, intimate and caring group which tries to ease the problems associated with the disease. The meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 1:30pm - 3:00pm.
Shred-It Program for Seniors
The Senior Community Center is providing a shred-it service to our seniors who do not have their own shredder. You may bring in your documents and we will put it in a locked console. Shred-it CSR removes secure "Blue Bags" containing confidential documents from the locked console. Behind a locked security screen, shred-it CSR empties the contents of the "Blue Bag" into a special hopper. Highly efficient cross shred knives security shred all confidential documents into fine confetti, on site in our mobile shredding trucks.
Previous applicants will be mailed this year's snow removal application the week of September 4th, at which time you can bring in your signed application and pick up your sign. Sign up will be Sept. 10th thru Sept. 21st. Cost is $40.00. After Sept. 21st, there will be a late charge of $15.00, per Ordinance #2000-52, making a total of $55.00.
New Applicants must come into the Senior Center between the week of September 24 thru September 28th. Cost is $40.00, per Ordinance #2009-60. Eligibility requirements are:
- You must be the owner of the single family home
- Property tax will be verified
- You must be living in the residence year round
- Everyone living in the home must be 65 years of age (driver's license or state ID must be provided)
- Income guidelines for new applicants are as follows:
- 1 person - $36,300
- 2 persons - $41,500
- 3 persons - $46,650
After September 28 there will be a late charge of $15.00, per Ordinance #2000-52, for a total of $55.00. If you are unable to come in during sign-up week due to illness or vacation, you may call the Senior Center before the end of sign-up week to make alternative arrangements for a late sign-up or a house call for homebound seniors (in doing so, there will be no late fee).
If you are ineligible to be on the program, you may call the Center to get names of private contractors.
Corner Store Be sure to stop by our Corner Store at the Brooklyn Senior Center where you can find seasonal wreaths and floral arrangements, ceramics, pins, towels, table favors and other decorative items all at a great price! Everyone is welcome!
Health & Wellness
Blood Pressure Readings
Brooklyn Paramedics are scheduled at the Senior Center for Blood Pressure readings the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month between 10:00am - 11:00am. Emergency calls take precedence!
CVS will be at the Senior Center on Monday, October 22, 2012 from 10:00am to 1:00pm to administer flu shots. Pre-registration is necessary! You may call the Senior Center at 216.635.4222 beginning on September 4, 2012 to make your appointment.
The Senior Center will be closed on the following days:
The Brooklyn Senior Center provides door-to-door transportation service to shopping and medical appointments for Brooklyn residents who are 55 years of age or older and are unable to drive. Transportation is also available for the handicapped and disabled.
Transportation is provided Monday thru Friday from 8:30am - 3:30pm. Please call the Brooklyn Senior Center at 216.635.4222 Monday thru Friday from 8:00am - 4:30pm for more information and to make a reservation.
||Time & Location
|Monday, Tuesday & Friday
||Medicals and pick-up for bingo at the center
||Shopping and Medical Appointments in Brooklyn Only
||9:30am - Giant Eagle
11:00am - Marcs & Ridge Park
12:30pm - Marcs & Ridge Park
||Shopping and Medical Appointments in Brooklyn Only
||9:30am - Ridge Park Square
10:00am - pick-up for lunch at the center
11:00am - Ridge Park
||Medicals, hair appointments, banking, shopping
||12:30pm - Ridge Park
K-Mart & WalMart
Donation - $1.00 each way
Absolutely - no tipping!
Call the Brooklyn Senior Community Center to schedule your appointments 216.635.4222.
Tuesday's Soup & Sandwich Day
- The Brooklyn Senior-Community Center holds weekly soup and sandwich days just before our bingo every Tuesday.
- The cost of the soup and sandwich is $3.00.
- Tickets must be purchased in advance.
- Soup and Sandwich is served between 11:00am and 12:00pm.
- The Brooklyn Senior-Community Center holds weekly luncheons which include a featured speaker and lunch.
- The cost of the luncheon is $5.00.
- Lunch is served at 11:30am.
- Tickets must be purchased no later than the Friday before the luncheon date.
- You may order a lunch for takeout, however, they cannot be picked up before 12:30pm.
- There are no refunds.